By Leilah Bbaale
Brian Kaboyo, the NRM Flag bearer has won the Hoima City Mayoral Elections. Kaboyo polled 12,451 to beat the Incumbent Mayor Grace Mary Mugasa who contested as an Independent candidate and three other candidates. Mugasa had 12, 298 votes.
The other candidates in the race were Dan Kaija of Uganda People’s Congress-UPC who had 315 votes, Rashid Tumusiime of the National Unity Platform who managed 303 votes and Wyclif Tumusiime of the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC who came last with 215 votes.
The results were announced by Douglas Matsiko, the Hoima City Returning officer at Kitara Secondary school in Hoima East Division this Morning.
Speaking shortly after being declared winner, Kaboyo said that his first priorities will look at turning Hoima City into one of the best and clean cities in the country adding that his tenure in office will see an improved road network and also allowing investors to come and invest in the City.